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  • Fatih Akin to Receive Douglas Sirk Award at Filmfest Hamburg

    LONDON -- Filmfest Hamburg is to honor Hamburg-based director Fatih Akin with its Douglas Sirk Award, which is presented to a personality for outstanding achievements within film culture and the film industry. Festival director Albert Wiederspiel said...
  • Toronto: Pandora Film Looks at Chances to Develop Homegrown Talent

    Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner, a leading figure on the global arthouse scene, died in March but his company, Pandora Film, lives on. Cologne-based Pandora has four films in Toronto and had three in Venice, testament to the company's standing in the arthouse...
  • Berlinale Winner Bence Fliegauf Wraps 'Lily Lane' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Hungarian director Bence Fliegauf, who won the Berlinale Silver Bear with "Just the Wind," has wrapped principal photography on "Lily Lane." Fliegauf shot the film on location in Hungary, on the banks of the Danube and in the hills of Buda,...
  • Petition For Shuttered Beijing Independent Festival Expands

    TORONTO - More than 30 international festivals have now added their names to the list of organizations which have signed a petition in support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival which was last month closed down by Chinese authorities. Signatories...
  • The glory of 'Gloria'

    The glory of 'Gloria'
    Many have noted the number of strong recent roles for what would have once been referred to as "women of a certain age." The award-season conversation this year is centered largely on actresses including Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett,...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • International Star You Should Know: Zrinka Cvitesic

    CLAIM TO FAME Zrinka Cvitesic burst on the Croatian film scene in 2005 at age 26 in "What Is a Man Without a Moustache," playing a young widow who helps a priest, and falls in love with him. An accomplished dancer, she won the inaugural season of the...
  • Schamus to Head Jury at Berlin Film Festival

    LONDON -- American screenwriter, producer and former Focus Features chief James Schamus will serve as prexy of the international jury at the Berlin Film Festival. The other members of the jury, which will pick the winners of the Golden Bear and Silver...
  • Berlin Film Festival Completes Competition Lineup

    LONDON -- The Competition lineup of the 64th Berlin Intl. Film Festival has been completed. The program includes 18 world premieres and three feature debuts. Additions to the lineup include Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," which stars Patricia Arquette and...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Forum Section Unveils Lineup

    LONDON -- The Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival, which is devoted to the cutting edge of indie filmmaking, has unveiled its lineup, which includes 28 world and eight international premieres. World premieres include Corneliu Porumboiu's "The...